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Books with author Suzanne DeSimone

  • Oh Fiddlesticks!

    Tanji Dewberry, Suzanne DeSimone

    Hardcover (East Parkwood Enterprises, Nov. 2, 2012)
    What would you do if someone took your favorite dump truck just as you were building the tallest building in the world?? In Sam's case, he got mad, REALLY mad. Oh Fiddlesticks!, takes the reader on Sam's crusade as he creates a plan to get his truck back from his friend Chris. Armed with his warrior sword and a bad temper, Sam wages war. The only problem is, Sam finds himself in a pickle just as he is about to go through with his attack on Chris. At that moment, he is forced to come up with a new plan. Find out how Sam gets his truck back in Oh Fiddlesticks!
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  • Fantastic Female Filmmakers

    Suzanne Simoni

    eBook (Second Story Press, Jan. 1, 2008)
    Women have been writing, producing and directing movies since filmmaking began in the early 1900s. From taming wild dogs to filming from the open door of a plane to being nominated for an academy award, women directors have done amazing things in the world of film. Fantastic Female Filmmakers tells the stories of ten women who are some of the most creative and respected directors in the world. From Nell Shipman, who started her own production company in the silent movie days, to Ida Lupino, the American actress who was the first woman to direct herself in a film, to Academy-Award nominee Deepa Mehta, whose films have brought East Indian stories to audiences around the world. These directors prove that women can be stars behind the camera as well as on the screen.
  • How to Write a Mystery: Journal

    Anne DeSimone

    Paperback (Anne Desimone, Aug. 18, 2019)
    This notebook was inspired by the creative ideas students have shared after reading The Lost Coin, the first book in the Hailie Dee Mystery Series. The notebook contains simple instructions about writing a mystery. There are plenty of lined pages for writing as well as blank pages for sketches. The notebook also encourages daily writing to increase observation skills.
  • Fantastic Female Filmmakers

    Suzanne Simoni

    Paperback (Second Story Press, April 1, 2008)
    Their names may not be the most famous in Hollywood, but the ten women profiled here are among the most creative and respected directors in the world of film. This book joins the others in the acclaimed Women's Hall of Fame series by presenting ten international women whose stories will inspire young readers to consider their own potential. Included are Nell Shipman, the young Canadian who started her own production company in the silent movie days, Ida Lupino, the American actress who was the first woman to direct herself in a film, Deepa Mehta, who has brought Indian culture to Western screens, and Martha Coolidge and Patricia Rozema, whose films have created some of the most memorable modern female characters.
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